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War on Gaza - War on Gaza
5/2/2024 10:00:13 PM
President Joe Biden broke his virtual silence Thursday on the nationwide Gaza campus protests, saying the United States was not authoritarian but insisting "order must prevail."

World - International
4/24/2024 4:10:00 PM
The world is seeing a near breakdown of international law amid flagrant rule-breaking in Gaza and Ukraine, multiplying armed conflicts, the rise of authoritarianism and huge rights violations in Sudan, Ethiopia and Myanmar, Amnesty International warned Wednesday as it published its annual report.

World - International
1/10/2024 4:04:48 PM
More than 50 countries that are home to half the planet's population are due to hold national elections in 2024, but the number of citizens exercising the right to vote is not unalloyed good news. The year looks set to test even the most robust democracies and to strengthen the hands of leaders with authoritarian leanings.

World - International
6/8/2023 8:58:41 PM
Kosovo’s prime minister on Thursday complained of bias against his country from the United States and the European Union and tolerance of what he called Serbia’s authoritarian regime.

World - International
6/8/2023 5:30:24 PM
Turkmenistan's authoritarian leader launched an "unprecedented" anti-smoking crusade Thursday, ordering the Central Asia country to rid itself completely of tobacco within two years.

World - International
6/7/2023 6:59:51 PM
The war in Ukraine was top of U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s agenda Wednesday as he started a two-day trip to Washington carrying the message that post-Brexit Britain remains an essential American ally in a world of emboldened authoritarian states.

World - Region
5/28/2023 9:40:51 AM
Voters in Turkey returned to the polls Sunday to decide whether the country’s longtime leader stretches his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade or is unseated by a challenger who has promised to restore a more democratic society.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/10/2023 7:17:43 PM
This essay on state and society in Israel, 50 years after its founding, traces the roots of the new populist authoritarianism emerging under Netanyahu. Based on the marriage of Zionist colonialism and aggressive clericalism, the new regime is the logical expression of the Zionist project

World - Region
5/10/2023 11:36:49 AM
In the year in which the Turkish republic marks its centenary, the country is being closely watched to see if a united opposition can succeed in unseating an increasingly authoritarian leader in the NATO-member country.

World - Region
3/26/2023 3:20:02 PM
Sudan's army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on troops Sunday to "end" support for authoritarian leaders as talks begin on military reforms, part of a prolonged transition to civilian rule.

World - International
3/26/2023 11:35:43 AM
Parliamentary polls opened on Sunday in Turkmenistan, a gas-rich authoritarian country that does not tolerate political dissent or a free press.

World - International
3/16/2023 5:29:49 PM
United States Indo-Pacific Command chief Adm. John Aquilino said Thursday that Washington does not seek to contain China, nor seek conflicts in the region, but it would take action to support the region against coercion and bullying by authoritarian regimes.

World - War in Ukraine
3/7/2023 7:37:22 PM
The authoritarian leader of Belarus said Tuesday that an alleged Ukrainian saboteur and more than 20 accomplices were detained over an attack on a Russian warplane stationed near his country’s capital.

World - International
2/21/2023 1:05:50 PM
Taiwan will boost military exchanges with the United States to curb "authoritarian expansionism", President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday after meeting with visiting US lawmakers.

World - International
11/3/2022 1:54:14 PM
Chancellor Olaf Scholz is making his first visit to China as German leader this week, a diplomatically delicate trip while Germany and the European Union work on their strategy toward an increasingly assertive and authoritarian Beijing.

World - War in Ukraine
10/12/2022 6:13:47 PM
Statements made this week by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have reignited fears that his army could join Russian forces in Moscow's war against Ukraine, but the authoritarian leader appears reluctant to lend his troops to the effort, despite perceived pressure from Moscow.

Sports - Omni sports
2/20/2022 10:40:22 AM
A pile of figure-skating rubble created by Russian misbehavior. A new Chinese champion — from California. An ace American skier who faltered and went home empty-handed. The end of the Olympic line for the world’s most renowned snowboarder. All inside an anti-COVID “closed loop" enforced by China's authoritarian government.

World - International
2/12/2022 8:44:57 PM
Turkmenistan will hold snap presidential elections after the country's authoritarian leader announced he is ready to relinquish power to a new generation.

World - Region
2/8/2022 7:01:29 PM
Belarus' authoritarian president said Tuesday he has no intention of sending troops to Syria to serve alongside Russian forces in the country but held the door open for a potential deployment of military medics there.

World - International
1/16/2022 9:46:42 AM
As the dust settles on lethal clashes in Kazakhstan that prompted authorities to call in Russian-led troops, questions are mounting over the authoritarian government's handling of the unprecedented crisis.

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